SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A United States Post Office in Summit County will be renamed in honor of a Flight for Life pilot. Patrick Mahany died when the helicopter he was piloting crashed in 2015.

Patrick Mahany (credit: CBS)

The aircraft had a mechanical failure while lifting off from the St. Anthony Summit Medical Center in Frisco. Two flight nurses on board survived.

(credit: CBS)

President Donald Trump signed a law to rename the post office in Frisco after Mahany on Sunday.

Patrick Mahany (credit: Mahany family)

The bill was first introduced in Congress last September by current Gov.-elect Jared Polis.

Comments
  1. Lin Holly says:

    This is only fitting in recognition of the service Patrick Mahany gave both to his country as a pilot in Viet Nam and as a Flight for Life pilot serving the community.

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